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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 13 Update: ruby-1.8.6.420-2.fc13
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Wednesday 2nd March 2011 01:46:19 UTC (over 5 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2011-1913
2011-02-21 06:48:49
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Name        : ruby
Product     : Fedora 13
Version     : 1.8.6.420
Release     : 2.fc13
URL         : http://www.ruby-lang.org/
Summary     : An interpreter of object-oriented scripting language
Description :
Ruby is the interpreted scripting language for quick and easy
object-oriented programming.  It has many features to process text
files and to do system management tasks (as in Perl).  It is simple,
straight-forward, and extensible.

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Update Information:

Two patches backported from 1.8.7 branch, for

* Symlink race condition in FileUtils.remove_entry_secure

* bypass of $SAFE mechanism in Exception#to_s

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ChangeLog:

* Mon Feb 21 2011 Mamoru Tasaka  - 1.8.6.420-2
- Backport 2 fixes from 1.8.7p420
  - Symlink race condition in FileUtils.remove_entry_secure (bug 678913)
  - bypass of $SAFE mechanism in Exception#to_s (bug 678920)
* Sun Dec 26 2010 Mamoru Tasaka  - 1.8.6.420-1
- Update to 1.8.6 p420
* Mon Aug 23 2010 Mamoru Tasaka  - 1.8.6.399-6
- Apply upstream patch for CVE-2010-0541 (bug 587731)
* Wed May 19 2010 Mamoru Tasaka  - 1.8.6.399-5
- Retry for bug 559158, Simplify the OpenSSL::Digest class
  pull more change commits from ruby_1_8 branch
* Mon May 17 2010 Mamoru Tasaka  - 1.8.6.399-4
- Patch36 (ruby-1.8.x-RHASH_SIZE-rb_hash_lookup-def.patch)
  also backport rb_hash_lookup definition (bug 592936)
* Thu May 13 2010 Mamoru Tasaka  - 1.8.6.399-3
- ruby-1.8.x-null-class-must-be-Qnil.patch (bug 530407)
- Recreate some patches using upstream svn when available, and
  add some comments for patches
* Tue May 11 2010 Mamoru Tasaka  - 1.8.6.399-2
- tcltk: Give up using potentially unmaintained ruby_1_8_6 branch
  and instead completely replace with ruby_1_8 branch head
  (at this time, using rev 27738)
  (seems to fix 560053, 590503)
- Fix Japanese encoding strings under ruby-tcltk/ext/tk/sample/
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #678913 - CVE-2011-1004 Ruby: Symlink race condition by
removing directory trees in fileutils module
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678913
  [ 2 ] Bug #678920 - CVE-2011-1005 Ruby: Untrusted codes able to modify
arbitrary strings
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678920
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ruby' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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